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Appian of Alexandria (c. 95-c. 165) Appiani Alexandrini Romanarum Historiarum: Celtica, Libyca, vel Carthaginensis, Illyrica, Syriaca,

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Appian of Alexandria (c. 95-c. 165) Appiani Alexandrini Romanarum Historiarum: Celtica, Libyca, vel Carthaginensis, Illyrica, Syriaca, Parthica, Mithridatica, Ciuilis, quinque libris distincta. Ex Bibliotheca Regia. Paris: Typis Regiis, Charles Stephanus [Estienne], 1551. First edition, folio, printer's device on title, text in Greek throughout using Claude Garamond's Grecs du Roi, with the table, large woodcut initials, head-pieces; some worming, bound in 17th century calf, gilt-tooled spine, worn, with water stains to covers, marginal notes in Greek, 12 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.
A8, B-Z6, Aa-Ii6, Kk4.
Estimate $600-800


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APPIAN, Charles Stephanus, Appiani, Application software, Celtica, Claude Garamond, Digital media, Estienne, Garamond, Grecs du roi, Typography, Z6, Alexandria, Paris

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